elementary OS team releases 'Freya,' a Linux distro you'll want to see

With Freya, elementary introduces a seriously impressive consumer-focused Linux distribution.

04/13/15

A Linux user tries out Windows 10

A Linux user tries out Windows 10

I did the unthinkable – left Linux behind and lived in the Windows 10 technical preview as my primary computing environment. Here's what I learned.

04/01/15

Acer Chromebook 15 review: Massive display, with mixed results overall

Acer Chromebook 15 review: Massive display, with mixed results overall

I used the Acer Chromebook 15, which boasts the largest screen of any Chromebook, and I'm not entirely sure how I feel about it yet.

03/30/15

GNOME 3.16 release brings great new apps, notifications

GNOME 3.16 release brings great new apps, notifications

The most noteworthy new updates in GNOME 3.16.

03/27/15

DuckDuckGo and the corporate incentives of donating to noble tech projects

DuckDuckGo and the corporate incentives of donating to noble tech projects

In light of DuckDuckGo's sizable donations to several free and open source tech projects, here's why more for-profit companies should consider these philanthropic efforts money well spent.

03/23/15

Review: Dell's Ubuntu-powered M3800 Mobile Workstation is a desktop destroyer

Review: Dell's Ubuntu-powered M3800 Mobile Workstation is a desktop destroyer

I finally got my hands on Dell's M3800 Mobile Workstation and found an impressive machine.

03/16/15

Apple Watch: An overpriced, out-of-date status symbol

Apple Watch: An overpriced, out-of-date status symbol

From outrageous pricing to a closed ecosystem that locks its users in, here are the many reasons not to buy the Apple Watch.

03/10/15

Review: Nvidia's Grid is like Netflix Instant streaming for games

Review: Nvidia's Grid is like Netflix Instant streaming for games

I tried out Nvidia's instant streaming service for video games, and I was pleasantly surprised with how it performed.

03/04/15

Review: Google's Nexus 9 is an awesome tablet, with some caveats

Review: Google's Nexus 9 is an awesome tablet, with some caveats

I used Google's Nexus 9 tablet as my primary device and found that it was one of the best in its size range. But there are a few other things you should know about it.

02/24/15

Review: Nvidia's Android-powered Shield tablet is actually great for gaming

Review: Nvidia's Android-powered Shield tablet is actually great for gaming

I test drove the Nvidia Shield tablet and it eventually became my go-to gaming console.

02/17/15

Review: Kdenlive, the Linux video editor I want to use

Review: Kdenlive, the Linux video editor I want to use

Finally, a video editor for hobbyists that runs well on Linux.

01/28/15

Microsoft, Adobe beat open source developers to Android

Microsoft, Adobe beat open source developers to Android

Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop have somehow made it to Android before their Linux counterparts. What kind of world is this?

01/26/15

What the heck are Ubuntu Unity's Scopes?

What the heck are Ubuntu Unity's Scopes?

With Canonical prepared to launch Ubuntu-powered phones, I try to figure out the most frustrating feature of the Ubuntu Unity interface.

01/21/15

The philosophical implications of Mac malware

The philosophical implications of Mac malware

An article about the new Thunderstrike malware attacking Mac devices raises some philosophical questions.

01/15/15

How Samsung disappointed me by actually providing good support

How Samsung disappointed me by actually providing good support

By fixing a bug in its Android-powered Galaxy Camera 2, Samsung deprived me of the opportunity to criticize it on the internet.

01/13/15

3 ways to run 'normal' Linux on a Chromebook

3 ways to run 'normal' Linux on a Chromebook

For those who need to tinker, here are some ways I've found to run alternative Linux distros on a Chromebook.

01/12/15

Xojo: A Linux development suite that doesn't really support Linux

Xojo: A Linux development suite that doesn't really support Linux

If an IDE requires outdated versions of Linux, it may as well not even support Linux.

12/09/14

The Linux desktop-a-week review: Android as a desktop environment

How Android, the world's leading mobile OS, fares as a desktop environment.

12/01/14

What it's like living on a Chromebook, Part 2

Trying to tackle media editing on a Chromebook.

11/19/14

The Linux desktop-a-week review: ChromeOS

A look at ChromeOS as a desktop environment, specifically discussing Aura and Aura Shell.

11/03/14

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